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 Posted by Dermot Corrigan
May 20, 2014

Real boosted by Ronaldo, Bale fitness

ESPN FC's Joao Castelo-Branco delivers the latest news from Real Madrid's training camp at the Santiago Bernabéu.

Neither Cristiano Ronaldo nor Gareth Bale took a full part in Real Madrid's training session on Tuesday, but both players say they are still confident of starting Saturday's Champions League final against Atletico Madrid.

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Ronaldo has completed the 90 minutes in just two of Madrid's last 10 games, and pulled out during the warm-up before last Saturday's final La Liga game of the campaign having felt a further problem in his left thigh.

Bale did play in that 3-1 win over Espanyol at the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu, but had missed Madrid's previous two games with what the club would only describe as a "knock" amid reports that his long-running back issues have not fully cleared up.

The Portugal international did not train with the group at Tuesday's open session at Madrid's Valdebebas training ground, instead doing some individual jogging and training exercises to the side.

He then came to speak to reporters attending the open-media event to say that he would be ready for the final in Lisbon on Saturday.

"I feel very good," Ronaldo said. "I think I will be at 100 percent [for final]. Nobody wants to miss a final, a final you have been waiting for, a final we have been looking for two years. It is important. If the body does not let you it is not the end of the world. But I will be there. I am very confident and happy too."

The 29-year-old did however admit that he was not so happy with how his body was feeling at the moment, and had decided not to take too many risks over recent weeks knowing the Champions League decider and World Cup were looming.

"A player at the highest level trains and plays a lot," Ronaldo said. "Sometimes the body gives you a negative answer. Unfortunately I have had a problem but that is normal. All players have problems.

"Important players have been injured. The important thing is what I am feeling [now]. There is no risk. As I said before, I have felt good and on Saturday I will be there. Sometimes there is a psychological effect. We feel pain and you believe it could lead to something else. I felt little confidence. I believe that I knew there were important competitions [coming]. I had doubts."

Bale trained alone inside in the gym at Valdebebas on Tuesday, before telling reporters that he had no concerns over his current condition and was looking forward to his first European final.

"It was just a bit of recovery [work today]," the Wales captain said. "Obviously I did not play for two games prior to the weekend. But I feel good now."

Head coach Carlo Ancelotti echoed the views of galacticos Ronaldo and Bale, adding: "Bale did not train, he did specific work in the gym. He did not have to come out onto the pitch. The two are going to play. That is good enough for us."

Pressed on the injuries, Ancelotti said he would not take risks with any player who might have to come off early in the game should they suffer a recurrence of an existing problem.

"It is not about being 100 percent," he said. "The most important is not to task risks with injuries, as to make changes early in the game is not good. A player not having a risk of being injured is the most important."

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